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August 7, 1978

Safety

Damage Assessed in Southern Crash

Avionics

Laser Destroys Missile in Test

Avionics

Horizontal Situation Display Readied

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Safety

Damage Assessed in Southern Crash

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Avionics

Laser Destroys Missile in Test

Despite successful milestone, development of weapon system remains in doubt before Fiscal 1982 or later

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Avionics

Horizontal Situation Display Readied

St. Louis—New horizontal situation display that superimposes projected imagery from maps stored on color film and electronic annotation produced on a cathode ray tube to present a single combined pilot presentation is being readied for planned incorporation in the Navy/McDonnell Douglas/Northrop F/A-18 Hornet strike fighter aircraft.

1617

Aeronautical Engineering

Funding Delays Slow Awacs Schedule

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Air Transport

Antihijack Parley Studies Sanctions

Bonn—Legal procedures and practical steps to impose an aviation boycott on countries aiding or harboring airline hijackers were key issues discussed here last week during a two-day conference of government officials from major economic and aviation powers in the Western world.

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Air Transport

French Controllers Halt Slowdown

Paris—French air traffic controllers temporarily resumed normal work procedures at midweek last week after enforcing a work-to-rules movement that stranded hundreds of thousands of European holiday travelers in misery, discomfort and anger in one of the busiest air travel weekends of the year in Western Europe.

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Space Technology

Nuclear-powered Spacecraft Study Set

Washington—Soviet Union has agreed under international pressure to participate in a United Nations technical study on safety measures associated with nuclear-powered spacecraft which could lead to international sanctions against reactor-powered vehicles in earth orbit.

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Editorial

Carter's Export Muddle

President Jimmy Carter’s Administration has managed to create an aerospace export policy that is the most puzzling bureaucratic maze in a city known for this product and is eroding the economic foundations of a major U. S. industry that is still propping up a declining balance of foreign trade.

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Air Transport

Douglas Drops Dc-x-200 Plans

Curtailment of effort in 200-passenger transport market will shift focus to advanced versions of DC-10 and DC-9

2223

Space Technology

Fcc Plans Direct Marketing By Comsat

Washington — Federal Communications Commission last week formally announced its intention to permit Communications Satellite Corp. to market services on international satellite television channels directly to all broadcasters.

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